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A noontime walk at Woodside in Colchester with Keith Swann turned up the
following.

Grackles
Red-winged Blackbirds
Robins
White-throated Sparrows
Hairy Woodpeckers, including two males courting a female
Downy Woodpecker, male
Mallards, one pair
Common Mergansers, one pair
Northern Flickers, a courting pair which was a highlight of the walk
Titmice, heard
Crows, one carrying nesting material
Red-shouldered Hawk
Blue Jay

Also seen, several deer, both red and gray squirrels, and a number of
turtles sunning themselves on logs.

Holly Hungerford